Radio station «Reshet bet» reported that the Military court of appeal decided by a panel of judges who will consider the appeal on a sentence filed by the attorney Elora Azariah.
The panel will consist of five judges, headed by General Doron Piles. The panel of judges will also include: Yigal Plitman, Chairman of the Israeli national labour court’s conflicts, judge of the Jerusalem district court Zvi Segal, and two IDF officers without legal education — General reserve Eyal Eisenberg, former commander of the office of the rear, and Brigadier-General AVI Peled, former commander of the Golani brigade.
February 21, a military court in the «Kyrie» sentenced a soldier Elora Azariah to one and a half years in prison, and he is reduced in rank from Sergeant to private. ALOR Azariah was convicted of manslaughter of a wounded terrorist.
March 1 lawyer Yoram Sheftel has filed an appeal against the decision of the court. The other members of his team didn’t. Eyal Besserglik, Ilan Katz and Carmit Bachar of Shiver, representing a soldier Elora Azariah declared that they refuse further participation in the military.
On 7 March the military Prosecutor’s office also filed an appeal, challenging the «too soft» sentence soldier.
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